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Windows Server 2016 RTM

The new Windows Server 2016 was launched on September 26 at Ignite conference in Atlanta, along with System Center 2016.Download Windows Server 2016 RTM hereDownload System Center 2016 RTM herePricing and licensing for Windows Server 2016 hereThe Ultimate Guide to Windows Server 2016 hereFree ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2016 hereAdditional InformationWindows Server Containers 101 Poster docs.comMicrosoft Virtual Machine Manager and support for .NET Framework technetWindows Server 2016 RTM, System Center 2016 RTM and Azure Stack TP2 – now available  technetTop 10 features in Windows Server 2016 sysadmins need to know about  gfiMicrosoft Ignite: Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Launch Party  PCMagWindows Server 2016 set for mid-October release  theinquirerThe best new features in Windows Server 2016  infoworldMicrosoft releases Server 2016, complete with commercial Docker engine  theregisterMicrosoft Windows Server 2016 to be generally available in mid-October  ZDNetDocker containers are coming to Windows   networkworldIntroducing Docker for Windows Server 2016  dockerIgnite sessions onlineFailover Clustering @ Ignite 2016Don’t Miss These Sessions at IgniteWindows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 sessions at IgniteAll The Windows Server 2016 sessions at IgniteCredit: Microsoft
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure links and related articles November 2015 - February 2016

Microsoft Download CenterSystem Center MP for Windows Server Operating SystemSystem Center MP for Windows Azure PackScriptsDeploy or Rebuild Hyper-V Virtual Switches and EthernetHow to Search Roles & Feature  in Windows Servers    (Installed / Not InstalledPowerShell - Collect Server InfoDeploy a new Virtual Machine (VM) in Hyper-VUnderstand Microsoft Hyper Converged SolutionDiag-V - A Hyper-V Diagnostic Utility Hyper-V cloning from VHD/VHDXHyper-V: Get RAM and vCPU assignments per VM and summed upInstall Remote Server Admin Tools Server 2012 R2Windows Server Container ManagerHyper-V VM Performance Monitor (PowerShell)Script Doc Windows ServerNew Windows Server LicensingWindows Server 2016 moving to per core, not per socket, licensing   ARSBeware hidden costs of Microsoft's new Windows Server licensing  InfoWorldWindows Server 2016 licensing FAQ ( PDF) http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/2/9/7290EA05-DC56-4BED-9400-138C5701F174/WSSC2016LicensingFAQ.pdf …Server & Tools BlogsUpdated guide for deploying Software Load Balancer using Microsoft VMM 2016 Tech Preview 4 Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 10 AVC/H.264 improvements in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Technical PreviewManage your Windows Server from anywhereIntroducing Server management toolsExploring Nano Server for Windows Server 2016Zero to SDN in under five minutesClarifying our hardware platform supportSetting up Port Mirroring to Capture Mirrored Traffic on a Hyper-V Virtual MachineWindows Server 2012 R2 VPN Interoperability with Cisco ASASetting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (1 of 3) Sarah CooleySetting up Linux Operating System Clusters on Hyper-V (2 of 3)Discrete Device Assignment — Guests and LinuxDiscrete Device Assignment — GPUsDiscrete Device Assignment — Machines and devicesDiscrete Device Assignment — Description and backgroundAnnouncing the release of Hyper-V Containers in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4VMQ Deep Dive, 3 of 3VMQ Deep Dive, 2 of 3VMQ Deep Dive, 1 of 3Ben Armstrong's BlogBuilding your own integration service for Hyper-VChanges to Remote Management using Hyper-V ManagerHyper-V Documentation for All!CimSession now works with Hyper-V PowerShell cmdletsWhy are there two Hyper-V PowerShell modules in Windows 10?Using a hypervisor to secure your desktop – Credential Guard in Windows 10Windows 10 Build 10565: Creating VMs with different versionsNested Virtualization in Windows 10 Build 10565Do you have the right updates on your Hyper-V Cluster?NanoServerIntroducing Server management toolsIIS, ASP.NET Core, Tomcat, and WordPress on Nano ServerUpdating Nano Server using Windows Update or Windows Server Update ServiceDownload just Nano Server in a VHD (Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4)Introducing the Nano Server Recovery ConsoleDeploying Nano Server to a Bare-Metal Machine using a WIM and WinPENano Server IaaS Image in the Azure GalleryNano Server ContainersCANITPROStep-By-Step: Downgrading A Windows Server Domain and Forest Functional LevelStep-By-Step: deploying Nano Server using WDSStep-By-Step: Managing Your Nano ServersTechNetBuilding Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS - Federated Web SSO (Part 9)Microsoft Azure-blogResize virtual machines Announcing more open options and choice on Microsoft Azure Announcing new Log Analytics (OMS) resource for Azure VMsOptimize your network infrastructure for Microsoft’s cloudMicrosoft loves Linux: Deep dive blog seriesRunning Debian in AzureAnnouncing Microsoft Azure Backup ServerPetriA Tale of Two AzuresHyper-V Predictions for 2016What’s New in Windows Sever 2016 Technical Preview 4Windows Server 2016 Feature: ReFS Accelerated VHDX OperationsNano Web-Based GUI Management Tools PreviewEnable Nested Hyper-V Virtualization in Windows 10 Build 10565Windows Server Containers Networking How Windows Server Containers WorkVirtualizationadminHow to Disable RunAs Accounts in SCVMMCreate Checkpoint of a Virtual Machine running on a Remote Hyper-V HostTaking a Close Look at Hyper-V Host Properties in SCVMM 2012 R2 (Part 4)Taking Control of VM Sprawl (Part 13)Hyper-V Optimization Tips (Part 2)Protecting VMs in Azure using Azure BackupGetting Started With Azure Pack (Part 10)Deploying Virtual Machines in Azure using Azure Resource Manager - PowerShell API Windows and Hyper-V Containers in Windows Server 20164sysopsUsing Docker commands to manage Windows Server 2016 Containers Create Hyper-V containers in Windows Server 2016How to install Nano Server, step by stepConfigure DHCP with PowerShell in Windows Server 2012 R2 and above Four ways to save money on your Azure virtual machinesAzure AD Domain Services overviewOverview of the Task Manager in Windows Server 2012BlogsCluster: A Simple Cluster Storage Setup Guide  MPECS Inc. BlogCluster 101: Some Hyper-V and SOFC Cluster BasicsHyper-V 101: What Windows Server Media Should I Use           Deploying Nano Server to Microsoft Azure  A. BriseboisMy Early Experience With Azure Backup Server  Aidan FinnRussinovich on Hyper-V ContainersWindows Server 2016 Licensing is AnnouncedSetup Windows Containers on Nano Server  Thomas MaurerHow to create a Nano Server ImageSwitch a Windows Server Container to a Hyper-V ContainerHyper-V Virtual Switch using NAT ConfigurationBasic Networking PowerShell cmdlets cheatsheet to replace netsh, ipconfig, nslookup and moreManage Nano Server and Windows Server from Azure using Remote Server Management ToolsHardware requirements for Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview (POC)Microsoft Azure Stack Single Server POC Deployment part2 James van den BergMicrosoft Azure Stack Single Server POC Deployment part1Managing network resources in System Center 2016 TP Virtual Machine ManagerFree Microsoft Architecting HybridCloud Environments whitepaperWindows Container Host Deployment on NanoServer Hyper-V nested VirtualizationMicrosoft Windows Containers a New Ecosystem for Developers and ITproMicrosoft Azure Backup D2D and for Longtime Protection D2D2CMicrosoft Windows Server 2016 TP4 Overview is Available Microsoft Linux Integration Services Version 4.0.11 for HyperVComparing VMware vSwitch with SCVMM Network Virtualization Raihan Al-BeruniUnderstanding Network Virtualization in SCVMM 2012 R2How to implement hardware load balancer in SCVMMComputerworldMicrosoft leaves Windows Server support as-is, doesn't prune pledged timelineWindows Server 2016 could cost you more than you thinkThe best new features in Windows Server 2016InfoWorldGood news: Microsoft isn't phoning in Windows Server 2016 Microsoft fixes Hyper-V bug in Windows5 new Azure features you need to hear aboutWindowsNetworkingMigrating DNS servers from Linux to Windows (Part 1)Associating a domain name with an Azure websiteActive Directory InsightsHybrid Network Infrastructure in Microsoft Azure How to Successfully Create a Hyper-V Cluster Using Virtual Machine Manager VideosWindows Server 2016 TP 4, Nano Server, Containers, AzureAzure Automation DSC Part 2 - Configurations Basics (Channel 9)Azure Automation DSC Part 1 - Introduction (Channel 9) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016 (Channel 9) Top Ten Windows Server 2016 Features (Channel 9)Exploring Nano Server for Windows Server 2016 with Jeffrey Snover  (Channel 9)Container Fundamentals | Part 5 - Hyper-V Containers (Channel 9)Container Fundamentals | Part 4 - Resource Management (Channel 9)Container Fundamentals | Part 3 - Shared Folders (Channel 9)Container Fundamentals | Part 2 - Images, Networking & Portability (Channel 9)Introducing Hyper-V Containers (Channel 9)Container Fundamentals | Part 1 - Introduction (Channel 9)Storage Spaces Direct - Deploying End-to-End (Channel 9)Windows Server 2016 Preview: Storage Spaces Direct Overview (Channel 9)Demo: Nano Server Developer Experience (Channel 9)Demo: Building a Nano Server VHDX for a Hyper-V VM (Channel 9)Demo: Nano Server in a Container running IIS & ASP.NET 5 (Channel 9)Creating AppX Packages for Nano Server with the WiX Toolset (Channel 9)Storage Spaces Direct - Deploying End-to-End (Channel 9)Storage Replica - Reversing Replication (Channel 9)Storage Replica - Creating a Storage Replica Partnership (Channel 9)Storage Replica - Running the Test Report (Test-SRTopology) (Channel 9)Cool features in Hyper-V that you must investigate (Channel 9)Windows Server 2012 R2How to Setup and Use Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials  (Channel 9)How to Reduce Cost and Grow Your Business with Virtualization in Windows Server 2012 R2 – Part 1  (Channel 9)Related PostsNew Links for Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure / July - October 2015Windows Server 2016 TP3, RSAT for Windows 10New Links for Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure / May - June 2015New Links for Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure / March - April 2015New Links for Windows Server, Hyper-V, Azure / January - February 2015Windows Server 2012 R2 / Hyper-V / Azure Links & VideosUseful Links for Windows Server 2012 R2 / Hyper-V Server 2012 R2via Microsoft
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